OKARA: Five persons were killed when a Karachi-bound train hit a rickshaw at an unmanned railway crossing near Haveli Lakha, here on Wednesday.
According to Rescue sources, a motorcycle rickshaw carrying commuters was passing from the crossing when it was hit by Farid Express near Deva Singh.
Five commuters were killed on the spot
In a similar incident last month, at least seven minors school students and driver of a rickshaw were killed after two rickshaws were hit by a train at an ungated Railway Crossing in Lodhran early this morning.
Two rickshaws carrying little schoolchildren were hit at a Railway Crossing in Lodhran area of Jalalpur Road, killing seven students and a rickshaw driver.